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When Less Is More

Despite existing on a landscape with the largest number of global media channels in history, today I’ve pondered whether any previous world crisis has manifested such widespread confusion amongst the […]
When Less Is More

The Rain In…..

With precipitation yet again forming part of my writing landscape, the refrain ‘The Rain In Spain Falls Mainly On The Plain’ , from musical My Fair Lady, plays repeatedly on my cranial […]
The Rain In…..

De, Do, Do, Do…..

Yesterday evening, lockdown rules in certain areas of West Yorkshire and Lancashire were tightened again, following reports of COVID spikes in Greater Manchester and Yorkshire pennine mill towns. The only […]
De, Do, Do, Do…..

The Shellfish Gene

Commencing this piece, massed claret blossoms of an efflorescent buddleja draw my attention to that particular garden nook. This mature shrub, planted around thirty years ago by my late dad, […]
The Shellfish Gene

Nurture or Nature

Having consumed two rounds of wholegrain toast, smeared heavily in marmite, washed down with a Baltic cold pint of water, I’m crouched on Tuesday 28th July’s starting blocks ready to […]
Nurture or Nature